Hannah Lea Turner was crowned the 58th Fairest of the Fair Monday evening at the annual pageant held during the Warren County A&L Fair by reigning fairest Emmalia Irenia Holmes.
She is the 18-year-old daughter of Chad and Jennifer Turner, and is a freshman at Motlow State Community College. Turner was radiant in a red sequin and chiffon gown, rising to the top from a field of 39 girls.
Saint Thomas River Park Hospital awards the winner the Wallace A. Bigbee Scholarship of $2,000 to be used toward her college education.
Joining Turner in the court are Eden Ann Fryar, daughter of Ron and Becky Fryar, first runner-up; Kaitlin Diane Morton, daughter of Amy Gremillion, second runner-up and Miss Congeniality; and MaKayla Renea Stubblefield, daughter of Michael and Janice Stubblefield, third runner-up.
In addition to the court, contestants named to the Top 20 list include:
Haley Beth Fults, daughter of Eddie and Amy Fults; Arrie Elizabeth Hyder, daughter of Jamey and Melody Hyder; Keley Brooke Roller, daughter of Yvonnda Roller; Arianna Lanae Lusk, daughter of Equisha and Lenny Lusk; Haile West Adams, daughter of Gina and Larry York, and Randy Butcher; Kristan Elaine Adams, daughter of Tommy and Penny Adams; Bailey Monroe Walker, daughter of Matt and Tina Walker; Omykale Ityisha Ramirez, daughter of Alvaro and Angela Ramirez; Hope Irene Valenta, daughter of Frank and Bridgett Valenta; Taylor Dawn ElGouhary, daughter of April and Chad McCormick, and Erik ElGouhary; Adrianna Nichole Flores, daughter of Kathy and Robert Flores; Abby Katherine Hutchins, daughter of Bruce and Michele Hutchins; Lorren Baylee Cannon, daughter of Roy and Tamara Cannon; Saydee Sueanne Daisy Winfree, daughter of Kent and Lisa Winfree; Allie Mae Simmons, daughter of Rosie Hannah; and Kaylee Paige Dixon, daughter of Misti and Chad Hillis, and Lang Dixon.
From the Top 20 list, 10 contestants were chosen to continue with the on-stage question part of the competition. Those girls are Ramirez, Walker, Adams, Lusk, Hyder, Fults, Turner, Fryar, Morton and Stubblefield.